parmigiana

[pahr-muh-zhah-nuh, -zhahn; Italian pahr-mee-jah-nah]
adjective Italian Cookery.
cooked with Parmesan cheese: veal parmigiana; eggplant parmigiana.
Also, parmigiano [pahr-muh-zhah-noh; Italian pahr-mee-jah-naw] .


Origin:
1940–45; < Italian, feminine of parmigiano Parmesan

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